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Nov 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
use of fossil fuels for energy. renewable energy sources are another option. and in golden, colorado, the natural renewable energy laboratory is trying to scale up processes for creating biofuels from the products of american farms their goal is to supply up to a third of the country's gasoline needs within 25 years. both projects are pushing the limits of modern science in hopes of leading the way to a more sustainable energy future. 40% of the world's electricity comes from coal. coal is the fossilized remains of ancient vegetation. and with global reserves that could last over 250 years, it is the cheapest and most abundant nonrenewable energy source available. but burning coal produces exhaust products, including not just water vapor, which is most of what we see coming out of smokestacks, but also carbon dioxide, an invisible greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. as the need for energy around the world continues to grow, new coal-fired power plants that will last 50 years or more come online every week. coal will power the world for decades. how can we continue to u
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. and you can get us online any time. weed outnumber the locals. a new home on the rage. >> we want to be individual, we don't want the government to take care of us. >>> a message about shared faith and common values. >> we talk about family, we talk about education, we talk about self dependence. we talk about opportunities for american dream. >> and flowing straight into trouble. a new front in the contest between energy and the environment. >> and good evening. thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. will they stay or will they go? it is a fair question on this day before off-year elections in many communities around the country truly is an off-off election year, races which might not attract a lot of attention in any other year. but this year political divisions on many levels make quite a few races be bellwethers. what we currently call colorado where secessionists want to form a new state. might not have much of a success but it points to a bigger picture of divide. the great sky of colorado's rural community. chris bu
Nov 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the president's assassination. you can join us at these numbers. we will also read some of your tweets. we'll get to your phone calls in just a moment and take you live to dallas once that event gets underway. it had been set to start at 12:30 eastern, so they are running a few minutes late. we are reading some of your comments on facebook. mary mcdonald says 30 years ago i was 17 years old, a high school senior, and my last class of the day -- again, we will be covering events related to the 50th anniversary. dallas is next, and they get underway, set to start at 12:30. we will take you there live when it starts. we will show you the events at the john f. kennedy library in boston, which will come up sometime in the 2:00 eastern heart. afternoon.good caller: good afternoon. even though i was not born yet, my mother was expecting me. you are on the air. go ahead with your comments. i think we may have lost catherine. do call back if you want to. the numbers are on the screen. anthony is in los angeles. caller: hi. i remember when i was a child, i is only 2 1/2 years old, and was standing w
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm EDT
by authorities to stop smugglers between the u.s. and mexico. . >>> we begin tonight with budget cuts about to affect the lives of 47 million americans. they go into effect on friday. people relying on food stamps are about to get less. congress allowed an increase in food stamp benefits to expire. one in seven americans receiving foodstamps will have to cut back on food they buy. a family of four receiving the maximum allotment will see benefits cut by $36 a month. the cuts will affect people not on food stamps. according to financial analysis every dollar spent on foodstamps generates $1.73 in economic growth. foodbanks are bracing for what is about to come. >> monshelle and her 4-year-old son michael have to watch their spending. she has a job in local government, she still needs hep from snap. >> between rent, light bills, water bills, everything, nursery bills, i just couldn't afford to have food in the house. >> monshelle receives $364 a month in foodstamps and is grateful for that. like 47 million other americans, she's about to face life with less help putting food on the table. >>
Nov 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
american veterans. and u.s. forces are right there again in a race against time, part of the effort to save families in the philippines. millions of people fought against perhaps the most powerful storm ever to hit land. the winds leaving behind so much devastation, one philippine official said tonight, "god must have been somewhere else." rescue teams now racing to help. abc's gloria riviera is reporting from the city that took a direct hit. >> reporter: i want to show you the watch tower. that gives you a sense of how high the water rose and everything around it where i'm standing completely submerged. i can see three cars, somebody's bed right there. as if a wave of debris came rushing up and stopped and in the middle of this mess is where they're trying to set up emergency operations. we soared in a chopper carrying bags of rice, below us devastation, home after home shattered, families living in rubble without food or water. police cannot come fast enough. this is why. new images of the monster up close. storm chaser jim witnesses the storm's impact first hand. >> it blew hard. it blew
Nov 11, 2013 2:10am EST
also said that his background as a one raiser for president obama is an issue as well. >> tell us some of the details of the legislation to be taken up on the federal health care law. >> the law basically authorizes insurance companies to continue to offer plans that would have been canceled due to the new standards under obamacare. the bill basically -- president obama during the debate said people could keep their plans if they like them, and now that seems to be not the case. millions of people have gotten notices that their plans have been canceled. the idea behind this is to maybe try to score some political points on that, but also there is a big debate going on in congress about whether there should be a delay in the affordable care act and many of its provisions. >> health-care care legislation also scheduled in the senate involving pharmacy compounding. they are also planning apparently to consider a few more judicial nominations. what else is going on in the senate? >> that will be the balance of the week. we will have a vote on adc circuit court judge -- a d c circuit court
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Nov 2, 2013 9:00am PDT
. governor mike huckabee will join us as well. boston strong, stronger than ever. fans pouring into the streets to welcome the world series champions red sox. we'll take you there live. hello. this is america's news headquarters. live in the nation's capitol. it starts right now. >>> we're hearing some of the chilling stories emerging from that rampage at los angeles international airport. leading the coverage, standing by live at the airport is dominick. >> reporter: uma, the fbi is looking into the background of paul ciancia, they believe is the gunman. that's how they identified him yesterday. they're also searching his apartment which is just east of hollywood here. they believe that after messages he stoent his family that his intent was to harm tsa agents and as he went through the airport yesterday, that is what he appeared to exactly be targeting. the los angeles times is pointing out, quoting officials saying that's what the tsa firmly believes and we're hearing via local radio from passengers who say that as he went to the airport, he was asking individuals if they we
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the president this. there. this morning he stressed the u.s. ties with egypt are vie al. i asked how the u.s. can reconcile the democracy in egypt. >> it comes down to two facts about u.s. foreign policy in the middle east. >> one the u.s. is committed to maintaining the peace treaty between egypt and israel and it can simply not end a relationship with egypt in order to maintain that peace treaty. that is where you see the material or the military parts that are still being given to the military to help preserve the security in the sinai peninsula, for example. there is also the matter of trying to enhance the u.s.' stature across the middle east. it would not due for the obama administration to cut off all ties with the country with who it's had a long standing political and military relationship because of these political problems. >> with that said one. points secon secretary kerry isg while he is in cairo, this interm government cannot exist in perpetuity. it needs to get on with the business of constitutional reforms and establishing elections for a new democratically elected president
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Nov 9, 2013 9:00am PST
storm is approaching that region. let's get to dana piper -- david piper streaming live for us from bangkok. david? >> hi, uma. the true scale of the death and destruction is only just becoming apparent in philippines. the death toll is likely to rise in the next few days. the typhoon smashed in to the philippines friday, packing winds of nearly 200 miles per hour. experts believe it could be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in recorded history. the central philippines felt the brunt of the storm. communities were ripped apart, as the strong winds flung vehicles about and tore down buildings. 15-foot high waves from a storm surge flooded coastal towns and villages. landslides and trees blocked roads, hampering the relief effort. there is still no communication and it's difficult to find out what has happened on some islands. the worst area is the coastal city that was engulfed by a storm surge. the aviation officials say the flight crew reported bodies on the street. the roads are still blocked leading from the local airport in to taklaban and the only way in is by helicopter.
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 6:00am EST
>>> sealing the deal the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative agreement that will keep thousand of american troops there after 2014. now hamid karzai must sell the idea to tribal leaders. >> trey raydull takes a leave of absence after pleading guilty to drug possession. >> and rising from the ashes, a volcanic eruption in japan creates an island in the pacific ring of fire. >> good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the future of american troops in afghanistan is being decided by a group of afghan tribal leaders. afghan and american leaders said yes to a security deal and today afghan president hamid karzai is pushing a council to accept it. the decision now lies with the loya jirga. >> translation: you are here representing the afghan nation. i was under pressure not to organise the loya jirga. when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the jirgas. >> up to 15,000 troops could remain in the region if the security pact is signed, including 8,000-12,000 american troops. >> it is entirely train, equip and assist - there is no
Nov 7, 2013 2:30am EST
industry. we want to go up to new york now, where daniel yergin is joining us. he is the author of both "the quest," and "the prize." you have been to cushing oklahoma. how would you describe it? guest: you see all of the tanks, and it is quiet, and you have the oil moving at the stately rate of four miles per hour. it is very calm, yet you realize it is one of the notable points in the oil industry, and we see on the reports of what the oil price was, it all goes back to cushing, which has been a great gathering point, really, for about a century now. host: why does it all go back to cushing? guest: there was an oil field discovered there before the first world war and it was called the queen of the oil fields, and at one point it provided 22% of the u.s. total oil, and a lot of the oil produced by the u.s. army in europe was made in cushing oklahoma, and the oil system was old, but the pipeline system had been set up to move supplies around so it became the gathering point. it all flowed through cushing and went out to other pipelines two refineries around the country to make products
Nov 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
. it is going to cheat and joined the protest is in the us capital. washington has been in protest groups marching under the umbrella going on as a participant in the protest what they see is that we say it has been in the persecution of the symbolic protest against monsanto the last to get good use of genetically modified seeds and generally speaking they see themselves as a movement against the government and corporations taking advantage of the people. to twist any next to the white house would he want as an obama tuesday we want president obama to hear that five years after the financial crisis the bank's been bailed out we're still suffering people are still struggling with johnny depp. we live in a country that's fundamentally unfair we no longer have the rule of law from the nsa to address noted the chelsea man and all over the world people are speaking out whistleblowers are speaking of regular people are speaking out and saying enough is enough to want just this morning on the model of foreign leaders the people our own communication the company to stop now. some would even say n
Nov 7, 2013 7:00am EST
-3881. independence and all others, (202) 585-5883. send us a tweet at @cspanwj. .-mail us, let me begin with a poll taken energy and- the environment trade-offs. from an april 10 poll, americans are still divided on this energy environment trade-off. americans divide evenly when asked whether the u.s. should prioritize energy production, or environmental protection, 45%, when goals conflict. from 2000 one to 2008, americans came down on the side of the environment. since 2009, they have been divided or showed a preference for energy production. aside from a shift for the environment in the late of the gulf of mexico oil spill in april 2010. have your energy habits changed over the years, what do you think about this? we want to hear from you this morning. more polls. is it possible to reduce the effects of global warming? there may be disagreement over whether global warming exist, most, 74% of those who say there of risingvidence temperatures on earth believe it is possible to reduce the effects. just 23% say it is not possible. when asked if mayors are -- if be neededifices will
Nov 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
insult to injury, the white house -- the president -- is not leveling with us. he's trying to claim -- cover his tracks, claiming he never really made these promises. no wonder a member of his own party called this a crisis of confidence. if the president is truly sorry about this, he will take steps to right this wrong. that is why i have offered to -- a bill to delay this law's individual mandate impacts. after all, how can you tax people for not buying a product from a website that does not work? in addition, next week the house will take up the keep your health care act, which will individual today in them market can continue to exist. no one wants to go to their inbox or mailbox and find out a plan they want is not going to continue. we look it asking questions and holding hearings because we will get to the bottom of this. the problem is not just the website. it's the whole law. let's stop this train wreck now and give the mayor and people the fairness and peace of mind that they deserve. thank you for listening. k's monday -- >> monday as president -- is veterans day. preside
Nov 6, 2013 10:30pm EST
will at some point in time be relosed back to communities. reentry is important because for us to manage the the individuals, we have to ensure we are actively ensuring that they are engage in programs within the institution. this is accomplishedded by reentry efforts. i can report that despite all the challenges we -- challenges we have faced over the last 30 years, we are at a point where 80% of the inmates who are released from the bureau prisons do not reside vat within three years. i give credit to the staff who work under these difficult situations, and at the same time, assure we're maintaining safe, secure facilities for the american public. if any consideration could be begin, i think it's looking at the growth. as we are aware, bureau prisons do not control the number of inmates who enter the system, we have no control over the sentencing, but what we have a duty and obligation to do is ensure that for those individuals who are ultimately released do not return to prison because on average about 45,000 inmates are released back into the community, and with the recidivism issues
Nov 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
to start reducing infrastructure and major acquisition programs, i think you give us an answer to the second half. can you go to the first half of that question? were able to scramble around to a significant degree in 2013. are you going to be able to rely on those kind of temporary measures if sequestration continues into 2014? , thank you, chairman. as he put it very well, scrambled in 2013 to come up with the dollars to meet our sequestration marks, there are things that we did that frankly mortgaged our future. we had to take money out of two places, one is readiness. we stopped training. we stopped sending individuals to be prepared at the national training center. a you can never recapture that. what that does is delay the buildup of future readiness. we will have to pay that price somewhere down the road. we simply cannot ever get that back. although we were able to do it for one year, it comes at our risk to respond, our risk to do a contingency. riskis really incredible that i am not comfortable with and the second pieces we had to furlough individuals who work is and
Nov 20, 2013 3:00pm PST
president mohammed morsi was ousted in july. the u.s. and afghanistan have reached an agreement governing american troops and contractors who stay past 2014, when the official nato combat mission ends. it sets out troop numbers and conditions under which they'll operate. secretary of state john kerry confirmed today that a deal was reached, but he gave no details. he also denied reports that the u.s. will apologize for civilian deaths. >> let me be clear. president karzai didn't ask for an apology, there was no discussion of an apology. there will be... there is no... i mean, it's just not even on the table. we have agreed to language to be submitted to a loya jirga and they have to pass it. >> ifill: the loya jirga, or gathering of afghan elders, opens tomorrow in kabul. joseph paul franklin, a serial killer who targeted blacks and jews in the late 1970s, has been put to death in missouri. he was executed by lethal injection this morning. in addition to the murders, franklin admitted shooting civil rights leader vernon jordan, who survived the attack and "hustler" magazine publisher larr
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
morning when when when when when when. the rta that election day twenty thirty hear us from new york city to miami beach unconventional candidates are shaking up the usual red vs blue politics in depth coverage of today's elections. just ahead and in washington state there's a major vote on labeling gmo foods. this initiative passes it would force biotech manufacturers to disclose the use of genetically modified crops more on a boat for greater transparency coming up. not in colorado there's an initiative to divide the state's eleven counties in northeast colorado will vote on whether or not to secede. so were the chances of a fifty first state to play more later in the show i am. it's tuesday but work with five pm in washington dc and said saxon you're watching our tea. then we began with election day twenty thirty. that's right political junkies around the country can rejoice because big name elections are just reserved for even numbered years. they happen on aud never yours too. so let's take a look at the map the new jersey and in virginia voters head to the polls to elect a
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the most powerful storm on earth this year has hit the central philippines with sustained winds of nearly 200 miles an hour. thousands of residents were forced to evacuate, and officials warned of catastrophic damage. hours before landfall, the typhoon was already dumping heavy rain. the target area included a province devastated by an earthquake last month. trans fats could soon disappear from the american diet. the food and drug administration wants to ban the artery clogging substance found in processed foods from margarine to cookies to frozen pizza. the f.d.a. says that could prevent nearly 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year. we'll have more on th
Nov 1, 2013 8:00am EDT
, interior, u.s. department of agriculture, other agencies of the federal family are going to work with americorps, student conservation association and other veterans groups from around the country to give many more young people these kinds of opportunities that will, in fact, change their lives. so when i was in the grand detons, i had -- tetons, i had the privilege of engaging with a group of people graduating from the national park service academy which is something that the superintendent of that park invented. and these young people from urban areas around the country were talking about their stories. and there was one young man from jackson, mississippi, who was a pretty cool guy, i'll tell ya. and he talked about, first, being so cold when he went will in the springtime because it wasn't like jackson and being there through the summer and riding his bike along the moose wilson road and stopping and looking at the vast tetops and starting to cry. and he said i didn't know why i was crying. but this experience in the outdoors moved him, it changed his life, and it can do so with many, m
Nov 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
different forms of social media use on these issues. engaging in trying to find new ways to engage more stakeholders. i don't know how effective that don't dobut if we that, it won't work. ?> are we safer today maybe we don't want to know the answer to that question. we have barely hit the surface of what you have described as an incredibly complex and truly global challenge. you will all have to pledge to come back as soon as that conversation in the future -- join me in thanking the panelists. [applause] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] look at our prime time schedule now. it :00 p.m. eastern, we will hear from the supreme court and oral argument in the case of town of greece versus galloway, opening government meetings with layer. then we have washington journal and cushing, oklahoma. considered to be the capital of america's oil kingdom. former sec chairman mary schapiro will look at changes made to the u.s. financial system since the 2008 financial crisis. all that tonight during prime time on c-span ne
Al Jazeera America
Nov 17, 2013 2:30am EST
>> undercover and now she's taking us to new york city where some of the toughest put it to the test. >> the engineer who designed the bionic eye. he takes us to colorado to meet the man who created the 3d bionic hand. i've seen a lot of amazing things in the field, but this is really cool. that's our team, now let's do some science. [♪ music ] >> hi, guys, we are back here at "techknow" for another week of amazing stories and screen and innovation. we'll get started with this "heart in a box." check it out, this is an actual beating heart outside of the body. this is seriously the most amazing thing i've ever seen and touched. let's check out the story. >> when it comes to heart transplants, it's always a race against time. we've all seen it on tv. when a donor heart becomes available, medical teams must move quickly. the organ is removed and preserved by placing it in ice. the heart must arrive at the recipient's hospital within six hours that's because the ice damages the heart making it unfit for transplant. in this will keep hearts warm and beating. this will be
Nov 9, 2013 6:30am EST
will let us know. clearly there is a connection, however, between what is going on in geneva and what is happening here. if there is a nuclear agreement, if there's an improvement in relations between the united states and iran, between iran and the western community in general, that is going to have an impact on iran's role in the region. and we are focusing today on iran and its eastern neighbors, specifically afghanistan, pakistan and india. while iran is often considered a middle eastern country, in fact, it's historically its cultural ties are as strong if not stronger with its eastern neighbors, with afghanistan and south asia. and, of course, iran will be a pivotal player as it has been all along in afghanistan, especially next year as the united states and nato began to withdraw all its, some if not all of their forces. we are launching a new issue brief this year that have some recommendations for u.s. policy. including a bigger role helping afghanistan manage its water resources, which is a key issue for iran as a downstream neighbor. and the united states can contribute to
Nov 30, 2013 7:00am EST
the expanding u.s. prison population and mandatory minimum sentences. we'll be joined by mark mauer of the sentencing project. also kevin prineo, author of host: white house officials say they are on track to have the health care website handle 50,000 simultaneous users. with theterview financial times, i ran the's president says any nuclear pact will not involve the dismantling of iran's nuclear facilities. the interim agreement could test the two countries. for is "washington journal" november 30, 2013. our first 45 minutes, we are talking about the entertainment in the street and american values. while he was in california, president obama told members of the industry there that they play a part in transferring culture and values and giving us a sense of what america is like for the world. we want to know if you agree or disagree with that statement. here is how you can call in this morning -- about 25 of you posting on our facebook page. some of you, especially on the twitter pages, you may remember it was all in california for several days that mr. obama spoke at the dreamworks
Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm EDT
roles reversed. the faa clears the way for electronics use on planes, even during take off and landing. >> now airlines are in a race to offer it first. >>> hello, everyone. >> here's what people are talking about tonight. >> airline passengers can now stay plugged in throughout their flights. the faa has deemed electronic devices safe during take offs and landings, changing its long- time policies. we explain why. >> we ask that you turn your electronics off. >> reporter: you may not hear this announcement the next time you fly. staying connected during take off and landing is about to get easier. >> airlines can safely expand passenger use of portable electronic devices during all phases of flight. >> reporter: as long as they're in airplane mode, they can read, listen to music, and watch videos. they still can't make calls or send texts. until now, mobile devices couldn't be used until planes rose above 10,000 feet. >> why have it serious for so long and loosen up now? >> reporter: they said it posed a safety threat and interfered with air traffic communication, so why the change of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 6:00am EST
to a higher power to keep them safe. >> forgive us our trespasses. >> reporter: a scene that played out sunday with dozens of twisters tearing through the region cars were crushed and homes flattened and in illinois neighborhoods were blown away in a matter of minutes. >> it was gone within 3-4 minutes and you see what it has done here, just everything. >> our two vehicles sitting across in the field over there one was in the garage. >> reporter: twisters recorded on dash cam went through indiana leaving destruction in the wake and included flipping the car and not sparing the "starbucks" in front of it or the dozens of homes and areas like boone country. >> i saw debris coming towards us and i went inside and hut the door and seconds later they told us to get down and the roof caved in. >> reporter: the severe system which fueled the tornados spread across 7 states, effecting more than 50 million people. >> we may need to take shelter right now ourselves. >> yes, we do. >> reporter: not even those covering the storms were immune from the impact, with many roads impassible as night f
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
more." thank you for joining us tonight. that is it for tonight on "lou dobbs tonight." have a good evening. ♪ lou: senate majority leader harry reid went nuclear today. the democrats throughout a key role that has been in place in the senate for more than two centuries. senator reid said the reason for voting at the filibuster on presidential nominations with the exception of supreme court justices is to remedy obstructionism. but with this president and administration, now in a web of historically is and mr. obama in a ratings free fall, today's filibuster busting vote may be as much about changing the subject and diverting media attention. i am lou dobbs. ♪ good evening, everybody. senate majority leader harry reid going nuclear today. the upper chamber voting to eliminate the 60 vote threshold for presidential nominees and for ed day, at least, president obama had a bright, shiny distraction to keep the national media from the train wreck that is obamacare and the pile of white house lies that seems to grow with each passing day. the biggest of those lies quite possibly the
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Nov 18, 2013 8:00am PST
and leveled entire neighborhoods. mike tobin in hard-hit washington, illinois, with more for us now. mike? >> reporter: jenna, this is one of the two neighborhoods absolutely leveled when the tornado touched down in washington, illinois. across the debris field hundreds of homes are reduced right down to the ground. the national weather service is estimating that the tornado that ripped through here carryed winds of 170 to 190 miles an hour. now the sun is up, and with dawn resumes the miserable task, picking through the cold finding debris and what belongings can be salvaged and what remains to be kept. as we look through hundreds of homes in two different neighborhoods, devonshire and trails end neighborhood. it happened in a matter of minutes. storm chasers said the sirens whaled by 11:05. by 11:08 the funnel cloud was on them. one storm chaser described what it is like to be caught in the cloud. >> it is not like it is in the movies. i didn't see a pretty blue center. i did look up. the debris was unbelievable t was very dark, the wind, i can't really describe. it was a sound, they sa
Nov 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
it. i think scrap the cap is a good slogan for them to use. you're going to find that more and more people are going to be pressing their congressmen about this. >> in a little town, we just raised the minimum wage to $15. it was done by the people. >> that is all for this evening. the rachel maddow show starts now. >>> thanks to you at home for joining us this hour. the various branchs of the united states military all offer a service academy. that's about an hour north of new york city, west point new york. the united states navel academy, it is in a beautiful spot in downtown annapolis, maryland. and then there's the united states air force academy, which is in a societily different part of the country. it's way inland in colorado springs, colorado. colorado springs is really known for two things, it's home to the air force academy with its big airfield and it's massive football stadiums. colorado springs is also home to focus on the family. literally if you walk out the back door of focus on the family and you cross the ronald reagan highway, you're on the landing strip for the
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Nov 11, 2013 3:00am PST
'm elisabeth hasselbeck. 10,000 people are feared dead after a typhoon in the philippines. -l this morning u.s. troops are on the ground henning piece together the damage. where is the storm headed next? stay here for details. >> days after a second-term winner, new jersey governor chris christie goes on an all-out media blitz slamming the obamacare debacle. >> anybody who has run anything in their lives could see this coming a mile away. >> more on the jersey governor's advice for the white house. like they'll listen. >> miley cyrus sparking more controversy at another awards show. >> you know, i couldn't put this award in my bag, but i did find this. so thank you guys very much. >> how her latest performance goes up in smoke. "fox & friends," new week, special day starts now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> what a treat on this veterans day morning. you're waking up to the hell cats. it's an ensemble of buglers and drummers from the west point band. >> some of our favorite people from one of our favorite places on one of our favorite dates, to honor those who served this great nation. >> the official nat
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 6:00am EST
mont. the storm grounded hundreds of flights in central u.s. and is threatening to do the same at the airports of new york, philadelphia and washington. joining us is randall pinkston from la guardia. miserable for those trying to get to their families. >> everyone keeps their fingers crossed. if you leave early in the morning you have a better chance of an on-time takeoff. the arrival and departure boards are showing ontime. if you are travelling along the eastern sea board, into or out of, beware of weather. >> the winter storm barrelling east disrupted travellers. >> i missed my connection for albany. i'm hyperventilating, and i'm really crazy. despite it all millions are determined to reach their destinations for thanksgiving dinner. >> wisconsin. >> iowa. >> 50% more travel during thanksgiving than any other time of the year. bad weather is the last anyone needs. >> it's never been this bad. we travel from school. >> many airports have long lines at the ticket counter and security checkpoints. depending on conditions - delays and cancellations. >> all it does is take a de
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 1:00pm EDT
. the u.s. ambassador to pakistan summoned after a drone strike kills a taliban leader. >>> and we're he learning more about the man who open fired in the los angeles international airport. >>> nsa leaker ed ward snowdon would be traveling from russia to germany. >> the pakistani government has demanded a meeting with the u.s. ambassador to protest the drone attack that killed the taliban leader halimullah mehsud. >> a struggle for power for succession. also a serious blow for pakist pakistan, and preliminary talks with the tehriki-i-taliban. the peace prospects are now out of the question, and a big blow is seen to deliver to the taliban pakistan. they will not be able to recover from this any time soon. it will be interesting to see the government of pakistan has asked the security forces to be on red alert. >> joining us now, director for the center of middle east studies at the university of denver. thank you for joining us on this topic, now the pakistan foreign office has summoned the u.s. ambassador to protest this action there are competing interests here, but the interests have
Nov 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
be further from the truth. once again, i'm all about the facts. let's talk about the facts. right now the u.s. consumes about 15 million barrels of oil a day. they are one of the largest consumers of oil on the plan pet -- planet. they import everyday about 7 or 8 million barrels of oil. this pipeline is a pipeline from producing areas in canada and u.s. to refineries in the gulf coast. that is not a pipeline to export terminals. it's a pipeline to refineries. to suggest that these these refineries in the u.s. gulf coast who are importing millions of oil a day from venezuela and saudi arabia and take that cheaper oil and put it through tankers, pay money to move that oil to other destinations and import higher priced oil just boggles the mind. nothing could be further from the truth. we know every one of consumers of oil, not one drop of oil is going offshore. host: donna from massachusetts, democratic caller. caller: i am from first nation people. from the time colonization and the conquering oil the americans globally, this has been the same denial story over and over again. host: we ha
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2013 9:20am EST
's not what the president told us, is it? when middle america takes a hit in an election year, that's a political crisis. headline in the wall street journal, young avoid the new health plans. that's a financial crisis because if they don't pay up, obamacare doesn't work. so, tax the rich? that's the question in many of the election races all around the country today. "varney & company" is about to begin. you really love, what would you do?" ♪ [ woman ] i'd be a writer. [ man ] i'd be a baker. [ woman ] i wanna be a pie maker. [ man ] i wanna be a pilot. [ woman ] i'd be an architect. what if i told you someone could pay you and what if that person were you? ♪ when you think about it, isn't that what retirement should be, paying ourselves to do what we love? ♪ and this park is the inside of your body. see, the special psyllium fir in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. >> if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. stuart: call it a
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
could he be right again this time? adam: cash crunch at the u.s. post office, we know money is tight, but how bad are things today? we will ask the man in charge. postmaster general and ceo of the u.s. postal service joins us in an interview you will only see here on fox business. lori: it is a basketball court, no, a soccer field? an up close look at state-of-the-art stadium and big bucks behind stores, sports arenas all across the country. adam: we are seeing some solid gains on wall street, are we getting some moment, with what is happening tomorrow with twitter? nicole: that stadium looks cool. the stock market looks pretty good. we are waiting on twitter. the dow jones industrials up 97 points at the moment up more than a half of 1%. as we hit new record all-time highs. right now down, tech heavy nasdaq down and the s&p 500-1767, a gain of one quarter of 1%. the momentum remains to the upside. tomorrow we are hearing a lot of momentum. i don't want to miss it, talk about it. 4.5%, $179 per share even now. it really is a standout as far as retailers. abercrombie and fitc
Al Jazeera America
Nov 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
. sh. >>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with the top stories. u.s. defends the iran nuclear agreement. president obama tries to calm israel after his prime minister calls the deal an historic mistake. >>> tribal leaders in afghanistan overwhelmingly approve keeping american soldiers there longer. the afghan president refuses to give his okay. >> a deadly storm is moving from utah to arkansas - pushing freezing whether to the east coast. >>> a matter of faith - the vatican displays what it claims are the bones of the first pope. >>> president obama is on the defensive, trying to justify the plan to stop iran's nuclear program. the president called an angry israeli prime minister, benyamin netanyahu, to assure him the u.s. is committed no israel. >> this agreement has made the world a much more dangerous place. i know many share the concern of israel - especially in the region, and there's a reason for this. for years the international community has demanded that iran cease all uranium enrichment. for the first time the international community has con
Nov 9, 2013 2:30am EST
-585-3880 republicans 202-585-3881, independents all others 202-585-3882. you can send us tweet @c-span wj inyou can go to alex pourbaix is the energy and oil pipeline president for transcanada. thank you for joining us. you're waiting for the state department to do their final recover on keystone xl. from earning reports released yesterday, it showed that the company has spent $2 billion so far on the xl pipeline. what have you spent that money on so far? guest: greta, it's just the usual things you spend money on those types of projects. in order to be in service at the time where we were anticipating there's a lot of long lead time items. there's pumps there's actual pipe all of the various control systems we had to buy put those orders in early. that's probably the lion share of that amount of money. there's obviously hundreds of environmental studies that need to be done. land surveys, it all adds up. i would add that the vast majority of that equipment came from american suppliers. guest: what abo
Nov 26, 2013 12:00pm EST
. i would say that -- i would argue in fact there is a lack of guidance that has led us down a path where we now have 5 million folks with security clearances and access to the nation's most sensitive information and facilities. would you like to think about it, brian? go ahead. >> i do not mean to interrupt. i just wanted to clarify we are very sensitive to what you say about that number. as a 5 million number that you are referring to covers both people with security clearances as well as people eligible for access. and being sensitive to that number as you mentioned 5 million of anything is a lot. >> is. spin and because of that, recently and speak of the devil as you mentioned, on halloween, the dni signed an executive correspondence going out to all of the government agencies stating that they need to -- they are required to go through their clearance list and validate the numbers and come back to the people that are being decreased from the clearances and get back with us with that information. >> when will they get back to you? >> they were given 90 days. >> okay. well, my ne
FOX News
Nov 12, 2013 2:00am PST
thank you for starting your day with us. we appreciate it as always. we begin with a fox news alert. death toll with a devastating typhoon in the philippines. topping more than 100 people that will rise significantly as they search through rubble in search for victims. as food becomes scarce tens of thousands of people search for food and shelter. they are on the ground in some of the worst hit areas bringing water and medicine to desperate survivors. >> residents see forcing their way into one airport to board military planes to evacuate. the very latest on aid to that region. that is coming up at 5:30 in a live report. >> while you were sleeping another storm shit the philippines. a magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocked a city there. that is south of where the devastating typhoon hit earlier this week. at this pour no sun my warnin - no tsunami warnings have been issued. no reports of damage or injuries. >> at 10 eastern this morning the accused boston bomber is due back in court. their attorneys plan to i can ma their case to have restrictions put on him behind bars lifted. >> they fil
Nov 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
mr. bull ard on cnbc today, i'm cautious not putting money to work using options strategy to straddle to buy on the put or take some premium. >> very good. thank you, sir. that will do it for the first hour of the "closing bell." dow finishing near the highs of the session. gain of about 23 points. stay tuned for the second hour of the "closing bell" with maria bartiromo. i'll see you tomorrow. >>> it is 4:00 on wall street. do you know where your money is? hi everybody, welcome back to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo. this market modestly higher as the dow and s&p 500 inch back toward record highs. some money moving into equities pushing the dow up at 25 points at the close. 15,640. nasdaq picking up ground technology doing better ahead of the big twitter ipo on thursday. nasdaq with 3936. s&p 500 higher by 6'.5 points, finishing at 1768. no new records for the dow or s&p tonight but not a bad start to the week. bob pisani following the action as olzalways. >> now historic high for dow transport. we've been talking about it all day, due to airlin
Nov 15, 2013 9:00pm EST
is u.s. supreme court heard oral argument in questioning the constitutional treaty parties. the case bond versus the u.s. involves government's prosecution in that pennsylvania woman under federal a federal law designed to ban chemical weapons. the woman was found spreading toxic chemicals on her friends personal property. the underlying issue in the case is the question of when the federal government may intrude on powers traditionally given to the states. in this case police powers. here is the oral argument to that case. >> we with her arguments in case 12 .158 bond versus united states. mr. clement. >> mr. chief justice and may it please the court. if the statute at issue here really does reach every malicious use of chemicals anywhere in the nation as the government insists it clearly exceeds congress's limit -- limited and enumerated powers. this court cases that may clear the bedrock of our system that congress backs the general police power to criminalize conduct without regard to jurisdictional element or some nexus to a matter of deceptive federal concern. the pre
Nov 3, 2013 3:20pm EST
u.s. economy, 100 years of growth does the, forward, upwards and onwards. our infrastructure is about at 3.0. other economies, like you said, larry, are putting in versions 6.0 in infrastructure but has not got their private sectors up that much. they will enter, but not enter where we are. they are licensing our technology. they learned from the mistakes we have made. they are like nation states competing. other countries are going to catch up on the private sector side of it, especially if their infrastructure is advanced. many of us are involved in ideas here. this capital point he makes -- and he is the doyen of understanding that -- and how we can model and maybe i can go to an example. it works and it works really well. it is a profit maker. it is a government arm, but a phenomenal example of how all things government are not bad, right? we need to figure out how we do that for infrastructure. we need to have a summit approach to that topic alone, because i think ports and rail and airports and all that, this is becoming a bottleneck. the positive side is the reason our
FOX News
Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST
that there was a lot of difference of opinion as to whether or not we can or should do what he urged us to do last week. >> they had the meeting. they loved being in the white house, probably got a tour. in the end they have to watch out for their own backsides and their own private companies. they warned the president, what he's proposing now would amount to different rules and different policies, might result in higher premiums, not good for you and you, without underlying concerns for gaps in coverage. florida likes it. it allows people to renew their coverage. in indiana they say they will adopt the president's proposal. new york said tpho*efplt california is to announce its decision on thursday. more states are saying we'll worry about it on our own. this is such a mess, unquantifiable to even drill down on how bad this is. the insurance companies are now in the middle. and don't you feel as though this is their opportunity to push back after being the battering ram for the president over the last three and a half years? the insurance companies, the bad insurance companies are ruining everything,
Nov 16, 2013 3:00am PST
they are to recover. >> well, there is no vaccine for type b meningitis approved here in the u.s. but thousands of students at princeton, they could get an emergency vaccine used in europe now and australia. jessica snyder of wcbs has details for us. >> reporter: health concerns on the princeton university campus are growing. another student was diagnosed with meningitis this week. the seventh since march. >> i think a lost people are concerned for the fact that it didn't go away over the summer after everybody left. >> reporter: and not food and drug administration is coming forward with a way for the school to combat this serious health scare. it's offering using of a vax teen cavaccine called baxsero. students arelieved the ivy league university is being proactive and considering using this new vaccine. >> i think it's proactive. they're definitely having other deaths at other universities. >> reporter: in meantime, university is telling students to wash their hands, not to cough. meningitis can be spread by contact. and symptoms are headaches and rashes. princeton university officials are c
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